Church Lane, Kingston
- Sought after location on edge of Kingston
- Elevated position with superb views
- Handsome 1950s detached house
- Excellent decorative order
- Considerably modernised by the present owners
- 4 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Beautiful landscaped gardens of approx 1/4 acre
- Part timber & brick built barn provides a covered parking bay with double gated garage to the side
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Description - A handsome and spacious four bedroom family home located on the slopes of the downs in an elevated and secluded garden plot in excess of a quarter of an acre (measured via Promap). The property is understood to have been constructed in the 1950s and has been considerately modernised and re-modelled by the present owners in order to maximise the wonderful views across the village and Sussex countryside. Recent works have included a state of the art hot water system, supplemented by a new gas boiler, steps leading to a large decked veranda with wrought iron railings leads to the full length glazed entrance door with fixed glazed panels either side. A further wooden door, the original front door, opens into the reception hallway with solid oak flooring, to the left is a reception room which offers a double aspect with large picture window to the front. The sitting room enjoys a delightful triple aspect with large picture window to the front and glazed French doors leading into the rear garden. There is a large recessed area for an entertainment centre which has shelving and storage facilities. The kitchen has a range of bespoke, hand painted floor and wall mounted units with solid wood work surfaces. There are two large cupboards, tiled floor, one and a half bowl sink with mixer taps, eye level oven and microwave combi oven with plate warmer, 5 ring gas hob with stainless steel extractor hood, integral dishwasher and fridge (all appliances are Neff). A separate utility room has storage and a door to the garden as well as a downstairs cloakroom with storage. On the first floor the staircase divides at the top, one side leading to the master bedroom featuring a double aspect offering delightful views, full length wardrobes with walk-in wardrobe and further attic space. Bedroom two is at the rear and also has a double aspect to the side and rear with some eaves storage. Bedrooms one and two share a large bathroom which offers a white suite with tongue and groove painted walls, bath and separate shower cubicle. On the other side of the staircase is bedroom three which faces the rear garden and bedroom four has a double aspect to the front and side, presently used as an office. Bedrooms three and four share a shower room with corner shower cubicle, tiled walls, WC and wash basin. NB This property offers the potential for further enlargement (subject to all necessary plannng permissions being obtained).
Outside: There are vertically placed sleepers creating off road parking for four vehicles. A part timber and brick built barn provides a covered parking bay with double gated garage to the side. A tiered, well established front garden with meandering brick pathway leads up to the veranda with lawn and flower borders. A small picket fence with gate to the side and a summer house which can turn to face the sun as it is based on rollers. A bird and bee friendly rear garden rises away from the house with a series of grass and stone steps, five well established raised beds, a Cedar greenhouse and at the top is a good-sized garden shed and seating area. There are enclosed fruit areas, Cherry, Apple, Pear, Plum and Mulberry trees.
Location - Church Lane is a well considered a highly sought after residential lane, found on the fringe of the village. Kingston is most conveniently situated approximately two miles distant from the neighbouring county town of Lewes and is within the heart and the foothills of the South Downs National Park. Within the village there is a primary school and a local inn offering cooked meals and an attractive beer garden for the summer months. Also nearby on the C7 road there is a Garden Centre for those essential gardening supplies. The village church lies adjacent to Hyde Manor with the village tennis courts also within immediate walking distance. The historic county town of Lewes offers schooling for all ages, major supermarkets, many small independent and specialist shops, recreation facilities and a mainline railway station with services to London Victoria (just over the hour). The universities of Brighton & Sussex are approximately 4 miles distant. Glyndebourne Opera House is approximately 6 miles distant. The town of Newhaven is about 10 miles distant also offering mainline railway station and ferry services to Dieppe.
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Church Lane, Kingston
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Lewes Station2.0 miles
- Falmer Station2.6 miles
- Cooksbridge Station3.3 miles
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Rowland Gorringe has been successfully helping people move since 1926, and have earned a reputation for our professional, courteous and confidential approach. Lewes is the Head Office and has an enviable position at the top of Lewes High Street, between Lewes Castle and The Law Courts. We have three other Sussex based offices Seaford, Uckfield and Heathfield.
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